• Multiple Due Dates (checkpoints) for Discussions

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    With the way that many schools set up forum discussions and require "check-ins" to the forum throughout the week, it would be great if we could include multiple due dates in the discussion activities. For instance, I ...
    Chris White
    last modified by Chris White
  • Making feedback more visible to students

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    937 votes
    I'm teaching a course using Canvas. This is the second semester I've used it. I like Canvas overall, but I've discovered that my students have a difficult time reading the feedback that I provide on their online assig...
    Derek DiMatteo
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  • help

    I can't get my calendar or dashboard to come up, do I need to change my settings? any help is greatly appreciated.
  • Screen Capture with Audio as a Comment Option

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    247 votes
    I grade a lot of essays, but I believe this feature might be valuable for other disciplines as well.   Canvas currently has the ability to post comments in video (webcam) or audio form--though, the flash program...
    SHILOH WINSOR
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  • Add updating Pronouns field to the Users API and SIS Imports API

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    Pronouns are now a configurable part of the user profile that users can set themselves. When users are provisioned from data using the Users API or SIS Imports API and that data includes pronouns there ...
    Carl Hunt
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  • Announcements: Lock to home

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    Certain announcements are critical to the classroom success and having them always present on the front page previews would be ideal to maintain their classroom visibility.  We’d like a checkbox option in t...
    Joshua Cohen
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  • Pin Announcements to Top

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    I'm surprised that we are able to pin discussion topics but not announcements in Canvas.  Please give us the ability to pin an announcement so it always remains at the top of the list.
    Julie Fountain
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  • Screen share for video feedback

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    There is a feature in speedgrader that allows instructors to provide video feedback to students. Currently, the video capture is only of the instructor. It would be helpful to have a screen share option to allow instr...
    Ajay Singh
    last modified by Ajay Singh
  • Bring Back the Longitudinal Outcome/Learning Mastery Gradebook Graph!

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    Last year during some routine updates to the Learning Mastery Gradebook (LMG) Canvas removed a much-used feature that would display a graph of evidence of student mastery of an outcome overtime. It was one of the feat...
    Jay Heath
    last modified by Jay Heath
  • Ability to Sort Notes Column in New Gradebook

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    We have faculty who use the notes column in the gradebook as a sorting tool for grouping case studies together. Apparently, in the old gradebook, the notes column was sortable. We would like this same functionality to...
    Melissa Rasmussen
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  • Enable the Canvas Document Preview to support PDFs created in Pages using the equation editor

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    When a document is created in Pages using the equation editor for mathematical problems, and then exported to a PDF, the accent marks (â – the symbol over the letter “a”) made with the equation ...
    Jenny Wong
    last modified by Jenny Wong
  • Customizable Checklists to Add to Modules

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    This is a feature that I was expecting to find in Canvas because I have used it in D2L Brightspace. A checklist is something that is added to a module and created by the instructor. Here's an article about it in ...
    Shane Degen
    last modified by Shane Degen
  • Remove video play icon from paused video.

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    We are trying to score videos with a rubric.  Often, we need to pause to see a specific point during the motion.  The unnecessary icon prevents us from doing this.  Please remove the #video play icon...
    BRENDON CLEER
    last modified by BRENDON CLEER
  • Adapt Canvas Rubrics to Conventional Rubric Design

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    107 votes
    This idea suggests additional improvements to Canvas rubrics so they conform with conventional rubric design. Although the updated rubric features were improved from the original Canvas release, some fine tu...
    Ron Marx
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  • Rubric Export

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    310 votes
    It would be great if canvas would allow a rubric to be exported to a word doc, csv format or pdf so that rubrics can be used in class instruction or provided to students with assignment description and syllabi. Curren...
    Melanie Francis
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  • Have a link to and/or have a brief icon guide within the gradebook itself

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    Now that the (formerly) "new" gradebook has been implemented across all of Canvas, I think it would be good for instructors to have a "key" to the icons somewhere within the gradebook itself or--likely easier for Inst...
    Ken Black
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  • Word count for Speedgrader (DocViewer) grading

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    705 votes
    It would be extremely helpful for student submissions to also include a word count when we are correcting them on Speedgrader through DocViewer. Thank you!   This idea was considered when developing our product...
    Gail Saltveit
    last modified by Gail Saltveit
  • Password reset: granular role

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    We need to have student workers in our Learning Center help with password resets but currently the only option allows them to see all courses as well as unpublished material in their own courses.  Role need...
    Liz Falconer
    last modified by Liz Falconer
  • Course Archive Process

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    432 votes
    TL;DR version: We need to have a way to archive courses (in batch and individually), so that its hidden from everything.   Long version: At USU we are about to start our 15th semester on Canvas and our instanc...
    Tyler Clair
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  • Show Display Name in People tab

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    Currently, the display name is not what is shown in the People tab. If a student is transitioning and wants only the new preferred (but not yet legal) name to be seen by other students, there is not a way to accomplis...
    BSOLLEY@NCTC.EDU
    last modified by BSOLLEY@NCTC.EDU